Category Archives: Holidays

Constitution Day 2022

Although we celebrate July 4, 1776, as the birth of our nation, I think it is more properly¬† the day of conception. Today, September 17, celebrates the true birth of the United States of America, the day our Constitution was … Continue reading

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Celebrate!

I cry when I listen to this song, but I feel pride at the same time. I’m celebrating my country today, its Independence, its beauty, and essential goodness. You all know that about half of the population says that they … Continue reading

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Music to celebrate the 4th of July!

A full hour of favorite patriotic music from the bands of the United States Army, Air Force, Coast Guard, Marines and Navy. Enjoy! If you want to skip around, here’s the track list: NOTE: The links take you to YouTube.

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My Father’s Day

This is a repeat, but a good one, as I remember and honor my dad. I feel grateful that he was the man who raised me and helped to make me the person I am today. Here’s a little bit … Continue reading

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In Honor Of Our Country – And Her Flag!

Today, June 14, is Flag Day.¬† In her honor, a bit of music and a bit of history. On September 14 it will be 206 years since the Battle of Baltimore, and the siege on Ft. McHenry.¬† At the famous … Continue reading

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Memorial Day – Remembering Those Who Gave All

Memorial Day originated as Decoration Day after the Civil War, established as a time for the nation to decorate the graves of the war dead with flowers and flags.

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Happy Mother’s Day!

To all our mothers and grandmothers and great-grandmothers too – I hope you have a happy and relaxing day! A recycled post – I hope you don’t mind. King James Version (KJV) Ps-16-6 The lines are fallen unto me in … Continue reading

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Easter Sunday dinner

When I was a kid, the traditional dinner was baked ham with scalloped potatoes, and a green vegetable; let’s not forget the deviled eggs! Mom would probably bake a cake, even though we had lots of candy to eat. Things … Continue reading

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Making hard-cooked eggs

What is the best method? What delivers a delicious well-cooked egg that is easy to peel? Here is an article in which the author discusses seven methods she tried and which one worked the best, as well as a couple … Continue reading

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Happy Saint Patrick’s Day!

For all of my Irish, part Irish, wish-you-were Irish, and temporarily Irish friends, I lift a glass to your health and happiness! An old Irish/Celtic folk song Of all the money, e’er I had, I spent it in good company, … Continue reading

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